Virginia Human Rights Act
Virginia Code Chapter 39
Effective July 1, 2012, the functions performed by the Human Rights Council have transferred to the Office of Attorney General, Division of Human Rights, pursuant to HB 1291 and SB 678.
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It is the policy of the Commonwealth of Virginia:
To safeguard all individuals within the Commonwealth from unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, disability, in places of public accommodation, including educational institutions and in real estate transactions; in employment; to preserve the public safety, health and general welfare; and to further the interests, rights and privileges of individuals within the Commonwealth; and to protect citizens of the Commonwealth against unfounded charges of unlawful discrimination.
Unlawful Discriminatory Practice Defined
Conduct which violates any Virginia or federal Statute or regulation governing discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, disability.
Complaints of possible violations of the Act may be filed with:
Human Rights Council
Sandra D. Norman, Director
1220 Bank Street Jefferson Building, 3rd floor
Richmond, Virginia 23218
The HR Study and the Submit a Complaint form are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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